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Blue Plate Cafe

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3210 Governors Dr., Huntsville, AL 35805
+1 256-533-8808
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
WingDing Visit

Excellent place to eat, Excellent service. Good prices and very quick on serving. The cafe is in a good location as we were just driving by and decided to stop. Highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2015
Spring, Texas
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Spring, Texas
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 NEW

Excellent place to eat, Excellent service. Good prices and very quick on serving. The cafe is in a good location as we were just driving by and decided to stop. Highly recommend.

Thank Tommy1of10
Guntown, Mississippi
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

Awesome food and awesome service at a great price . The open face roast beef is my favorite and if you don't know what real southern sweet tea taste like they have it . I didn't get to tell the cook how awesome the food was so if someone from the cafe reads this please tell him .

Thank Tim R
Huntsville, Alabama
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 NEW

Can't go wrong with getting southern food from here. Make sure you arrive early as they always fill up soon. Service was quick and staff were very friendly.

Thank c0ldbeerhere
Birmingham, Alabama
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

My family and I visited the Blue Plate Cafe for breakfast. The place was packed and we had to wait in line. However, when we were seated we were served promptly and the food was excellent. We got a fruit plate as an appetizer and it was very fresh. All around, it was a terrific experience.

Thank Rcsh1111
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This is a charming diner that is a local spot in Huntsville. I have been here many times and always leave full. Today I had the chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, cabbage, and apple cobbler all for around 8-9 dollars. The chicken fried steak was delicious and so crispy. My father had that as well and said it... More 

Thank Jena H
Fayetteville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The service was prompt and friendly! I ordered the Saturday Blue Plate Special - >Pot Roast - a little dry and covered with what tasted like a canned or packaged gravy, the potatoes and carrots served with this were tasty; >Tomatoes, Onions & Cucumbers - the dressing was STRONG vinegar and had NO onions >Mashed Potatoes - the menu does... More 

Thank 782NJE
Decatur, Alabama
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

If you want a taste of Southern home cooking (but at a restaurant), you must eat here! Anything that you order will be delicious! I have not had the pleasure of eating breakfast here but my brother has. He said it too is delicious. My favorite dessert is strawberry shortcake. It is the best I have ever had anywhere- including... More 

Thank Anita D
Nashville, Tennessee
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303 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We met someone for business and had to wait to get a table during the lunch hour. Home cooked southern style cooking at it's best. The variety of vegetables is great and I really enjoyed the catfish and green beans. The homemade pie is certainly something to write home about.

Thank WJB12311
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Only got pie but boy was not good. Chocolate pie!!! Looked over the menu and really wanted the chicken and dumplings but it was only served in certain days. My only disappointment is food is only available certain days.

Thank Oretha H
Decatur, Alabama
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

They aren't kiddin you when they say it's Grandma's recipes. The Vege's are not right out of a can honey, they are prepared like your Grandma fixed em and the cornbread too. They just need to give you more cornbread. Real butter is on the tables too. If any restaurant doesn't offer you REAL butter get up and run for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3210 Governors Dr., Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-533-8808

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American


Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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